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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Myliobatiformes
Family: Potamotrygonidae River stingrays
Subfamily: Styracurinae
Genus: Styracura

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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Styracura pacifica (Beebe & Tee-Van, 1941)

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Styracura pacifica
[Pacific chupare]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 200 cm WD
Styracura schmardae (Werner, 1904)

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Styracura schmardae
[Chupare stingray]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Styracura pacifica Pacific chupare Eastern Pacific 150 TL 1941
Styracura schmardae Chupare stingray Western Central Atlantic 200 WD 1904



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